Death

Mapleton Woman Fired After Viral Racist Rant, Community Rally Scheduled in Fargo

Amber Hensley has issued an apology and the three women behind the camera say they hope she changes. KVRR'S TJ Nelson also contributed to this report

FARGO, ND — A Mapleton woman continues to deal with the consequences of her actions after video of her harassing three Somali women in Fargo went viral. Amber Hensley has issued an apology and the three women behind the camera say they hope she changes. They also want bystanders to speak up when hate crimes happen. KVRR’s Nick Broadway was the…

North Dakota Ranchers Dealing with Deadly Algae Killing Their Livestock

She says it finds its way in the animal's drinking water and can kill livestock within five minutes of it being consumed

NORTH DAKOTA — Livestock specialists say the drought conditions are causing the spread of a type of algae deadly to livestock. Miranda Meheen says cyanobacteria caused the death of at least six livestock animals in North Dakota. Many of these deaths go unreported. She says it finds its way in the animal’s drinking water and can kill livestock within five…

Pilot Killed in Crash Near Moorhead Airport Well Thought of by Aviation Community

Colleage and friend of Mark Yaggie remembers what kind of person he was

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Mark Yaggie, 41-years-old, died in an airplane crash near the Moorhead Airport Sunday night. “You hope that it was somebody other than a friend or a colleague,” said Paul Bernabucci, who is vice chairman of the Fargo Air Museum. According to the FAA, Yaggie, who is from Breckenridge, was trying to land at the Moorhead Airport when…

“This Alone is a Charge”: Shooting Victim’s Family Doesn’t Want Perez Locked Away

Family members say Pedro was a thrill seeker and a loving father

HALSTAD, Minn. — Family members of Pedro Ruiz III tell us the shooting was an accident. “He said he had practiced it,” said his aunt, Claudia Ruiz. “It’s just sad.” Relatives said Pedro Ruiz III was a family man, a hard worker and a thrill seeker. They do not think the fatal shooting was intentional. “They would do anything for…

Dru Sjodin’s Autopsy Evidence Under Dispute in Death Penalty Appeal

Linda Walker, Sjodin's mother, has sat in on every hearing since the appeal started on Tuesday

FARGO, N.D. — Forensic scientists are disputing autopsy evidence in the death penalty appeal for Alfonso Rodriguez. One of Rodriguez’s former attorneys took the stand. Forensic experts are disputing male DNA tests done by Dr. Michael McGee when he performed the initial autopsy on UND student Dru Sjodin. Those tests came back positive. This ultimately led to the rape conviction…

Protesters Gathering in Wake of Yanez Not Guilty Verdict; Gov. Dayton, Sen. Klobuchar Speak Out

"This system continues to fail black people and they will continue to fail you all." Valerie Castille, mother of Philando Castille

ST. PAUL, Minn. — After five days of deliberation, Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of Philando Castile. Family members met with reporters after the court case came to a close. “This system continues to fail black people and they will continue to fail you all,” said Valerie Castille, mother of Philando Castille….

“When They Get Done with Us, They’re Coming for You”: Castile Family Speaks on Verdict

Family members met with reporters after the court case came to a close

ST. PAUL, Minn. — After five days of deliberation, Jeronimo Yanez was found not guilty on all counts in the shooting death of Philando Castile. Family members met with reporters after the court case came to a close. “This system continues to fail black people and they will continue to fail you all,” said Castile’s mother, Valerie Castile. “Because this…

Funeral Services Set for Fargo Man Who Died After Downtown Assault

The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and Joachim church in Fargo at 10:30 a.m

  FARGO, ND — Funeral arrangements have been set for the Fargo man who died after an assault in downtown Fargo. The visitation for Jamie Grant will be Monday, June 12 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo from 5 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service to follow. The funeral Mass will be Tuesday, June 13 at Sts. Anne and…

Man Dies After Being Knocked Unconscious in a Bar Fight

Family members and police in Fargo confirmed the death of James Grant

FARGO, N.D. — More than a week after being knocked unconscious from a bar fight, a Fargo man has passed away. The man accused in the fight could face more serious charges. It all started on the night of May 27th. According to police records, a bartender at the Hotel Donaldson kicked out Darren Patterson, a 43-year-old man from Fargo….

Fargo Police Investigating Toddler’s Death

They have released very few details about the death

FARGO, ND — Fargo Police are investigating the death of a two year old. They have released very few details about the death. The medical examiner indicated the autopsy results showed no sign of homicidal violence and no medical explanation for the death. There were no signs of criminal activity which could have caused the death. Categories: Community, Crime, Local…